The people of Agra are known for their charming and serene nature. They have a traditional style of dressing and contemporary lifestyle. The majority of the locals follow the Hindu religion, while a minority follow Islam, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. \n\nAgra has always had astrong focus on education. It was a centre of Islamic learning during the Mughal period, it became a key focus of Hindi literature during the rule of the British, who also introduced the Western concept of education here. Presently Agra has a literacy rate of 81% which is higher than the national average.
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The International Day for Monuments and Sites is on April 18, 2019. We take a peek into Agra’s unique heritage to mark this day.
We bet you didn’t know so many things about Agra and its rich heritage!
Interested in art and culture of a place? Agra will be a perfect host to fulfill your artistic pleasures!
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